Farnborough 2004 - B-52 flies past Farnborough

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A US Air Force Boeing B-52 crew staged their Farnborough International flypast on time last week, but inadvertently missed the airfield by about 15km (8nm). The Stratofortress, recast in recent conflicts as a close air support platform, apparently buzzed unsuspecting workers at nearby Blackbushe airfield. Farnborough crowds, squinting to view the B-52 in the distance, learned of the crew's navigation error thanks to a tip-off via the air show's public address system.